Category - Art Law

All Rights Reserved, A Copyright Relic
Art Law

All Rights Reserved, A Copyright Relic

It’s not uncommon to come across a document, pamphlet, or other resource with the words “All Rights Reserved” stamped across the bottom. But what do these words mean exactly? What...

Red tape is stifling German auctions
Art Law

Red tape is stifling German auctions

Nagel Auktionen has held sales abroad to bypass stringent German provenance requirements German auction houses are struggling with increased bureaucracy and a shortage of high-quality consignments...

Art and the brave new post-Brexit world
Art Law

Art and the brave new post-Brexit world

With a new plan for UK-EU relations post-Brexit announced earlier this month, art market pundits are looking afresh at the potential consequences for Britain’s share of the global art trade...

Who owns an idea?
Art Law

Who owns an idea?

THE SAME basic plotlines form the basis for thousands of stories. A joke has it that there are only two plots: a stranger arrives, or a man goes on a journey . Ursula Le Guin’s “A Wizard...